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Mexico Institute in the News: Mexican Election May Change How War on Drugs is Fought

Whoever is elected President of Mexico is likely to continue the war on drugs with a strategy that may shift to using more civilian police or a focus on preventing youth from joining cartels.
Cynthia J. Arnson

Latin American Program in the News: Coca planting rises in Colombia, cocaine production falls

Colombia saw an increase from the previous year in the amount of coca planted in 2011 though the amount of cocaine produced fell.

What is Behind Brazil’s Timid Approach to Protests in Venezuela?

Paulo Sotero, Director of the Brazil Institute writes on the crisis in Venezuela.

La Construcción de la Seguridad Democrática en el Caribe

This bulletin presents a summary of a workshop held in the Dominican Republic on August 2, 2005 to discuss institutional reforms of security forces in the Caribbean.

Latin American Program in the News: Historic Coups Affect New Elections

LAP Associate Director Eric Olson was interviewed by LatinPulse, which is produced by American University’s School of Communication. He discussed the current political parties and the upcoming elections in Honduras.

Seguridad y Defensa en America del Norte: Nuevos dilemas geopolíticos

The book's authors collaborate to put forth an analysis of North American national defense policies and their implications on transnational and border security. Issues of migration and organized crime are touched upon, providing readers with an greater, in-depth understanding of security problems faced by the region as a whole.

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